Grants: Where the Giving Goes

SVCF makes grants to nonprofit organizations that are large and small, old and new, local, regional, national and international.

Explore the catalog

We hope you will use this tool to explore the catalog of thousands of grants made by SVCF in 2020, as well as the five previous years. In doing so, you can see the breadth of causes that our donors care about (as witnessed by the grants from donor advised, committee advised and corporate advised funds). You can also see those grants that have been directed by our staff and board of directors (grants from our “discretionary grantmaking”) because of their central importance to SVCF’s strategic focus areas for improving life in Silicon Valley. 

The data provided here represent more than $1.78 billion in grants made by Silicon Valley Community Foundation in 2020 from donor advised funds, corporate advised funds, and committee advised funds, as well as from SVCF’s discretionary grantmaking strategies. The data does not include grants from SVCF supporting organizations, employee matching gift funds and a variety of other fund types. Grant amounts shown as negative numbers represent adjustments to prior years’ grants.

Grantee Bay Area County State Country Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Equal Justice Initiative N/A AL United States Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco CA United States Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. N/A FL United States Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A CA United States Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Housing Industry Foundation San Mateo CA United States Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A AZ United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo CA United States Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo CA United States Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Boston University N/A MA United States Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco San Francisco CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
EARN Inc San Francisco CA United States Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of El Camino Real N/A CA United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A NV United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara CA United States Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Music at the Mission Alameda CA United States Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Flti N/A AR United States Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara CA United States General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee Bay Area County Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Equal Justice Initiative N/A Civic Participation Donor Advised 2018 500
Larkin Street Youth Services San Francisco Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. N/A Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Mentor Tutor Connection Santa Clara Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Al Otro Lado Inc N/A Immigration Donor Advised 2018 500
Bay Area Women's Sports Initiative, Inc. Santa Clara Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Housing Industry Foundation San Mateo Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Langham Partnership USA Inc NFP N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Hillsborough Schools Foundation San Mateo Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Museum of American Heritage Santa Clara Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula San Mateo Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Trustees of Boston University N/A Education Committee Advised 2018 500
Hebrew Free Loan Association of San Francisco San Francisco Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
EARN Inc San Francisco Community Development Corporate Advised 2018 500
Episcopal Church in the Diocese of El Camino Real N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Community Foundation of Western Nevada N/A General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Sky's the Limit Fund Santa Clara Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Music at the Mission Alameda Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Flti N/A Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Jose Mercury News Wish Book Fund, Inc. Santa Clara General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
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Grantee State Cause Area Fund Type Year Amount (USD)sort descending
Sutter Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
Habitat for Humanity International Inc GA Housing and Transportation Donor Advised 2018 500
Young Mens Christian Association Of Silicon Valley CA Human Services Corporate Advised 2018 500
Mercy for Animals CA Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Campus Crusade for Christ, Inc. FL Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation CA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
St. Francis High School CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
First Congregational Church of Palo Alto CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
San Mateo County Blue Star Moms CA Community Development Donor Advised 2018 500
Bonefish & Tarpon Trust Inc. FL Animal Welfare Donor Advised 2018 500
Pan Massachusetts Challenge Trust MA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
North Carolina State University Foundation Inc NC Education Corporate Advised 2018 500
Youth Community Service, Inc. CA Youth Development Donor Advised 2018 500
University of California San Francisco Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
KQED Inc CA Arts & Culture Donor Advised 2018 500
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur California Province CA Religion Donor Advised 2018 500
Swiss-California Foundation CA Education Donor Advised 2018 500
Alzheimers Disease Research Foundation MA Health Donor Advised 2018 500
Los Altos Community Foundation CA General Nonprofit Support Donor Advised 2018 500
Family Giving Tree CA Human Services Donor Advised 2018 500
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